Definition of syrtaki in English:

syrtaki

Syllabification: syr·ta·ki
Pronunciation: /sərˈtakē, -ˈtäkē
 
/
(also sirtaki)

noun (plural syrtakis or syrtakia /-kyä/)

A Greek folk dance in which dancers form a line or chain.
More example sentences
  • But the Cypriots can rejoice as well as mourn, and they continue to dance the sirtaki and make wine and eat good food - and most of all, to celebrate the hospitality that is as much a part of their heritage as the sadness.
  • The sirtaki, a variation of the hasapiko, culminates with the ‘Zorba’ dance popularized in the movie Zorba the Greek.
  • Just after 11:00 p.m. I was about to leave, but the restaurant's owner refused to let me go until I danced a Sirtaki with him!

Origin

modern Greek, from Greek surtos 'drawn, led' + the diminutive suffix -aki.

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